News: Talk@Two: Sir Edward and Lady Maufe

Thursday 27 April, 2pm - 3.30pm

Join us for a unique and personal view of the story of "The People's Cathedral and the couple that created it", delivered by authoress,Juliet Dunmur, grand-daughter of Sir Edward Maufe, architect, and Lady Maufe, textile expert.  Together they created an iconic twentieth century building for the community, supported by the commitment of some 200,000 people who “bought a brick” to ensure it was completed.  All are welcome to this special illustrated talk where some previously unseen items will be on display.  To help us plan this event, please register for your FREE place by contacting louise@Guildford-cathedral.org 01483 547886.  Refreshments provided.

Talk@Two: Alan Turing: Guildford's Best Kept Secret.  Thursday 4 May

As part of our mini series off heritage talks exploring the lives of eminent innovators of the twentieth century, with a connection to Guildford, our next Talk@Two is on Thursday 4 May.  Paul Backhouse, local author and guide, will tell the story of the creator of the modern computer and how Guildford played such an important part in his short life.  Turing, a genius who is attributed to have shortened the war, made famous through the recent film, "The Imitation Game", lived in Guildford at a time that coincided with the construction of The People's Cathedral.  All are welcome to this FREE talk, to help us plan, please register your interest by contacting louise@Guildford-cathedral.org, 01483 547886. 

The Cathedral, Shop and Refectory will be open, why not extend your stay. A pre-talk lunch is available, two courses for the special price of £10  - please contact The Refectory to reserve your table 01483 560471

 


Added Thursday 16th March 2017